Links I Liked

July 9, 2018

     By Duncan Green     

How to raise your IQ by eating gifted children

Authors, always check your publisher’s cover design…..

Oxfam is doing some innovative, nuts and bolts work on gender and development:

Costa Rica Becomes the First Nation to Ban Fossil Fuels

Paging George Orwell/Black Mirror. ‘China has stated that all 1.35 billion of its citizens will be subject to its social credit system by 2020, and travel restrictions for low-scoring citizens is only one of many to come.’ ht John Magrath

Does nature conservation deserve a slice of the aid budget? A new report from the Conservative Environment Network suggests raiding UK aid budget for conservation projects that ignore livelihoods and people.

The future of the welfare state. ‘More money will not fix our broken welfare state. We need to reinvent it, centred on fostering relationships’.

Two of my heroes, Kate Raworth and Branko Milanovic, are disagreeing in an illuminating exchange on Doughnut Economics

Lovely discussion on growing up Asian in North America

If golf and soccer switched announcers

July 9, 2018
Duncan Green